The tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with the Dutch Crown and W R = Wilhelmina Regina & 1914 - 1919
Door wijsheid, kracht & rede
Bewaarde zij den vrede.
(Through wisdom, strength and reason, she kept the peace)
The rim with the orangecoloured Apples of Orange (= Royal Family)
Designed by Leon Senf.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AO = 1919
Painter’s initials: VL = Johannes ( Jan ) van Lijnschooten
Employment dates: 16 Sept. 1889 - 1935
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 137 - Fig. 11 - 47. 6400 plates were produced.
Diam.: 18,4 cm. (7,3 inches.)
Weight: 262 grams.